Medical Director, Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch; UK
Kevin Stewart is Medical Director of the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch. His background is in Geriatric Medicine which he still practices part time in Winchester, England. He was a hospital Medical Director (CMO) in Winchester for 5 years before being awarded a Health Foundation QI Fellowship in 2009/10 at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. During his fellowship year he undertook training in all aspects of patient safety and quality improvement and completed a Masters in Public Health at Harvard. Before taking up his current post he was Director of the Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit at the Royal College of Physicians in London, leading the College’s work on national clinical audits, quality improvement and patient safety programmes.